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BLOG: How the lamina cribrosa changes with glaucoma – part 2

July 26, 2017

Last month we discussed enhanced depth imaging and its ability to image the lamina cribrosa, specifically in patients with glaucoma. This month we’ll get into a little more about what the recent literature is saying about lamina cribrosa imaging and how we can adapt it into our practice.

Some of the things we learned last month were: the lamina cribrosa (LC) is thinner and has a more posteriorly-displaced curve in patients with glaucoma.

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